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H_ED_2016A 05/02/2016 01:30:00 PM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Date: 05/02/2016
ATTENDANCE
Time: 01:30 PM to 03:03 PM
Buckner
X
Everett
X
Place: HCR 0112
Fields
*
Garnett
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Lundeen
X
Representative Pettersen
Moreno
X
Priola
X
This Report was prepared by
Wilson
X
Lisa Gezelter
Windholz
X
Lee
X
Pettersen
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
SB16-079

HB16-1449

SB16-154
Postponed Indefinitely

Postponed Indefinitely

Postponed Indefinitely





01:36 PM -- SB16-079



Representative Pettersen, chair, welcomed the committee and audience. Representative Young, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 16-079 which requires that school districts align a student's individual career and academic plan with the student's plan of study when the student is pursuing one of the career pathways established in current law. Representative Young requested that the committee postpone the bill indefinitely.
















































BILL: SB16-079
TIME: 01:37:44 PM
MOVED: Lee
MOTION: Postpone Senate Bill 16-079 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 9-0, with two members excused.
SECONDED: Everett
VOTE
Buckner
Yes
Everett
Yes
Fields
Excused
Garnett
Yes
Lundeen
Yes
Moreno
Yes
Priola
Excused
Wilson
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Lee
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Final YES: 9 NO: 0 EXC: 2 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS

































































01:40 PM -- HB16-1449



Representative Danielson, sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1449, which makes changes to school districts' contracting procedures for certain professional services. She requested that the committee postpone the bill indefinitely.

BILL: HB16-1449
TIME: 01:49:33 PM
MOVED: Lee
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 16-1449 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 11-0.
SECONDED: Everett
VOTE
Buckner
Yes
Everett
Yes
Fields
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Lundeen
Yes
Moreno
Yes
Priola
Yes
Wilson
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Lee
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Final YES: 11 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





01:50 PM -- SB16-154



Representative Ransom, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 16-154, which creates a system of tax credits for nonpublic education in Colorado. Representative Ransom responded to questions from the committee.





01:57 PM



The following people testified:



01:57 PM --
Stuart Pack, representing the Anti-Defamation League, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Pack responded to questions from the committee.



02:14 PM --
Brian Tanner, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Tanner responded to questions from the committee.



















02:24 PM



Natalie Mullis, Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to respond to questions from the committee.



02:27 PM -- Wendy Faustin, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.



02:30 PM --
Mike Brown, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Brown responded to questions from the committee



02:44 PM --
Janson Requiste, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

BILL: SB16-154
TIME: 02:49:21 PM
MOVED: Everett
MOTION: Refer Senate Bill 16-154 to the Committee on Finance. The motion failed on a vote of 5-6.
SECONDED: Lundeen
VOTE
Buckner
No
Everett
Yes
Fields
No
Garnett
No
Lundeen
Yes
Moreno
No
Priola
Yes
Wilson
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Lee
No
Pettersen
No
YES: 5 NO: 6 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL






































BILL: SB16-154
TIME: 03:02:53 PM
MOVED: Lee
MOTION: Postpone Senate Bill 16-154 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 6-4, with one member excused.
SECONDED: Garnett
VOTE
Buckner
Yes
Everett
No
Fields
Yes
Garnett
Yes
Lundeen
No
Moreno
Yes
Priola
Excused
Wilson
No
Windholz
No
Lee
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Final YES: 6 NO: 4 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





03:03 PM



The committee adjourned.


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